Cafayate Wine Route Day Tour from Salta

Day Trips & Excursions in Cafayate

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Hop on a bus and travel along the scenic Route No 68 to tour to the highest wine route in the world. You will find yourself exploring the most recognised wine cellars of the area, while enjoying stunning views of colourful mountains, and don't miss the chance of being part of a wine tasting conducted by local sommeliers, who will guide you through the wine-making history.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Tangol, Salta, Province of Salta, Northern ArgentinaGet picked up from your centrally-located Salta hotel around 09 am.Stop At: Quebrada del Rio de las Conchas, Cafayate, Province of Salta, Northern ArgentinaYou'll travel along Route No 68 to go to the neighboring city of Cafayate, the heart of a world famous wine-making region. On your way there, you will also get to see beautiful mountain landscapes, and even get to cross Las Conchas River Gorge. Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Museo de la Vid y el Vino, Cafayate, Province of Salta, Northern ArgentinaOnce you've arrived at Cafayate, visit the Museum of Vine and Wine to get a sense of the history of the region and learn about the procedures that cellars use to make their wines. You'll also learn about the main characteristics of high-altitude wines.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Mercado Artesanal Cafayate, Cafayate, Province of Salta, Northern ArgentinaThen visit two wineries, where in addition to touring their facilities, you will enjoy a tasting of their most renowned wines. In recent years, the wine industry has experienced tremendous growth by promoting the development of outstanding quality wines recognized in international markets and competitions. The quality and the singularity of Salta comes from the region's height between 5,200 and 7,800 feet (1600 and 2400 meters) above sea level. Those who wish to can also have lunch (own expense) in one of the wineries.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Salta Cabildo, Salta, Province of Salta, Northern ArgentinaIn the afternoon return to Salta by the same path, taking advantage of the "golden hour" light to capture some good pictures.Duration: 3 hours

What’s included

  • Wine tasting
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Entry/Admission - Museo de la Vid y el Vino
  • Entry/Admission - Mercado Artesanal Cafayate

What’s not included

  • Lunch